Bert Marshall Mesecar Jr., age 74 of Hastings, died Friday June 22, 2007 at his residence. He was born July 13,1932 in Ionia County, Michigan the son of Bert Marshall Sr. and Mildred J. (Hess) Mesecar. Bert attended Freeport schools. He enjoyed fishing and hunting and he worked for Eatons in Battle Creek and retired after 27 years. Burt served in the United States Army from 1962 until 1964.
He was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters , Sheldon Mesecar, Margaret Dye, Estella Kauffman, Merton Mesecar, Elwood Mesecar, and Bruce Mesecar. Burt is survived by his sons: Tim (Petra) Mesecar of Germany, Philip (Emily) Mesecar of Indiana, Richard (Amy) Mesecar of Burlington, Mike (Toni) Mesecar of Battle Creek, Steve (Janet) Mesecar of Bellevue; 14 Grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren; brother, Leon (Leta) Mesecar of Hastings; sisters, Leona (Don) Thompson of Hastings, Martha (Burdette) Timm of Hastings, Madeline (Ed) Pierce of Fenton, and Wilma (Jim) Sheehan of Alto.
Graveside services will be held Friday June 29, 2007 at 10:00 am at the Freeport Cemetery, with Pastor Brian Auten officiating. A luncheon will be served at Calvary Grace Brethren Church in Alto. Memorials can be made to the American Diabetes Association. Arrangements are by the Girrbach Funeral Home in Hastings.